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N.R.S. 293.204 - Time for filing declaration or acceptance of candidacy for special election

Overview of Statute

This section provides the required time for filing a declaration or acceptance of candidacy for a special election.


Except as otherwise provided in NRS 306.110, if a special election is held pursuant to the provisions of this title, the Secretary of State shall prescribe the period during which a candidate must file a declaration of candidacy with the appropriate filing officer and pay the filing fee required by NRS 293.193.

(Added to NRS by 1993, 2168)

Definition [Filing officer]

The Secretary of State, county or city clerk or any other officer authorized by law to receive designations and declarations of candidacy, certificates and acceptances of nomination or any other nomination papers.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293.057.

Definition [State]

A state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 293D.080.

Definition [Candidate]

Any person:

      1.  Who files a declaration of candidacy;

      2.  Who files an acceptance of candidacy;

      3.  Whose name appears on an official ballot at any election; or

      4.  Who has received one or more contributions in excess of $100, regardless of whether:

      (a) The person has filed a declaration of candidacy or an acceptance of candidacy; or

      (b) The name of the person appears on an official ballot at any election.

See Nev. Rev. Stat. § 294A.005.